Santiago Rickard was born and raised in Cordoba, Argentina and comes from a well respected horse family. He moved to the states in 1999 to work for Guillermo Obligado in San Diego, California, later moving to LA where he has had his own business since 2005. Since then he has had the opportunity to compete at the top level in the U.S. and internationally throughout Europe, Canada, and Mexico.
Erika Rickard grew up riding in Salt Lake City, UT. At the age of 17 a sponsor gave her the opportunity to travel throughout Europe to ride and compete. She then returned home to continue school at Utah Valley University while running her own barn in Riverton, Utah. She has worked for barns in Arizona, Idaho, and California competing and training both hunters and jumpers, gaining experience up to the 1.40M. Erika moved to Los Angeles in 2011.